Despite predictions by Sound Transit board members that ex-CEO Julie Timm would give professional advice to them or a future CEO in exchange for her $375,000 severance payout, she hasn’t been asked to provide any services this year.

Back in mid-December, Timm announced that after 16 months leading the regional agency, she would leave to care for her ailing father back East. At the same time, some board members were dissatisfied with her performance, citing what they considered a slow pace of slashing red tape as directed, and failing to hire a world-class megaproject executive as quickly as they wanted, to tame spiraling costs and delays.

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